Teenaged Tibetan Self-Immolator’s Parents Again Detained

May 18, 2017
Bora monastery in Gansu province is shown in an undated photo.

Bora monastery in Gansu province is shown in an undated photo.
Authorities in northwestern China’s Gansu province have detained the parents of a Tibetan self-immolation (more…)

Lie detector test used to evaluate government officials in Tibetan area of China

Hindustan Times
May 17, 2017

Local government officials of a Tibetan region in China’s Sichuan province were made to take a lie detector test to prove their loyalty to the (more…)

Another Tibetan teenager reportedly self immolates in eastern Tibet

Molly Lortie

May 15, 2017

Dharamshala — Radio Free Asia (RFA) has reported that a 16-year old student from Gansu in eastern Tibet set himself on fire in protest of Chinese rule on May 2nd.

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4 tons of garbage collected in China’s Everest cleanup

  • http://abcnews.go.com
  • THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
  • MAY 11, 2017
 
The Associated Press
In this Monday, May 8, 2017 photo released by Xinhua News Agency, people collect garbage at the north (more…)

China tests lunar-like environment as it eyes moon mission

May 11, 2017
PanARMENIAN.Net – Chinese students will live in a laboratory simulating a lunar-like environment for up to 200 days as Beijing prepares (more…)

C​hina says it will elect the next Dalai Lama​ by draw of lots from Lhasa Temple’s sacred urn

​April 11, 2017
Beijing: China on Wednesday said it will select the next highest monk of Tibetan Buddhism through the traditional way of drawing lots from (more…)

Tibetan Self-Immolator’s Family Harassed, Visitors Restricted

rfa,org
May10, 2017
Bora monastery in Gansu province is shown in an undated photo.

Bora monastery in Gansu province is shown in an undated photo.
Authorities in northwestern China’s Gansu province have imposed restrictions on the family of a Tibetan self-immolation (more…)

China releases 2 prominent rights lawyers after 22 months

China has released two prominent human rights lawyers detained nearly two years ago, after they allegedly confessed (more…)

Archaeologists Found 1,800-Year-Old Nomad Tomb In Central China

May 10, 2017
Archaeologists recently discovered a 1,800-year-old Nomad tomb complex that was likely to be used by nomadic people in order to bury their dead was discovered (more…)

The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism

The Diplomat
M. A. Aldrich
May 9, 2017

Tibet’s tourists to take to the skies from August

Xinhua,
May 9, 2017
 
 

The Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.[China.org.cn]

Tourists in Lhasa, capital of southwest (more…)

Tibetan teenager self immolates in protest of Chinese rule

May 8, 2017

A 16-year-old in the Tibetan region of Gansu has set himself on fire in yet another protest of China’s rule of (more…)

Tibetan Monk Detained on Suspicion of ‘Passing Information’ Outside Protest Area

May 8, 2017
 
Map showing the location of Kardze and Nyagrong counties in Sichuan.

Map showing the location of Kardze and Nyagrong counties in Sichuan.

RFA
 

Police in western China’s Sichuan province have detained a Tibetan monk suspected (more…)

Tibetan Woman Freed From Prison After Serving Four-Year Term

May 1, 2017
 

Tsedrup Kyi is shown in a photo taken after her release, April 2017.

Tsedrup Kyi is shown in a photo taken after her release, April 2017.

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A Tibetan woman jailed for four years (more…)

New study shows significant impact of Chinese dams on Mekong

Third Pole
Timo Räsänen,
February 6, 2017
Dam construction has resulted in widely fluctuating river flow, threatening fish productivity, which is key to region’s people and economy, writes Timo Räsänen

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Tibet kicks off campaign to remove trash from world’s highest mountain

Global Times
May 7, 2017
The authorities in Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region kicked off an annual campaign Saturday to clean up rubbish left by climbers on the north slope of the world’s (more…)